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Offline GVLJ

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Winter wheels for ED30 - recommendations?
« on: September 10, 2021, 10:10:25 pm »
Looking for some ideas/advice on winter wheels for the ED30.

For instance - can you fit 17s with standard brakes? And are there any obvious VAG options that are cheap and readily available?

All advice greatfully received.


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Re: Winter wheels for ED30 - recommendations?
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2021, 11:49:16 am »
Yeah 17s fit over standard brakes.

I think the cheapest and easiest option is the standard winter option, which was 16" steels.

The wheels can be had for a reasonable sum here -

As for tyre choice, you'll have to shop around for options in that size but avoid anything really cheap and crap for obvious reasons!

I like the look of MK5s on steels actually, and the ride comfort of 205/55/16 is amazing compared to the 18s!  So much so you might not want to refit the 18s again  :grin:

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